BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — Daryl Schofield will join Delek U.S. Holdings Inc. in August as executive vice president of business development, the company said. In his position, Schofield will focus on enhancing and implementing Delek U.S.’s growth strategy.
In his new role, Schofield will partner closely with other members of Delek U.S.’s executive leadership team to elevate its strategy development function. He will also be responsible for evaluating growth opportunities by leveraging his understanding of the fuels value chain, global commodities markets and convenience-store retailing.
“Daryl brings a wealth of expertise in mergers and acquisitions, deep knowledge of the oil industry and extensive relationships in global energy markets,” said Uzi Yemin, chairman, president and CEO of Delek U.S. “He will help Delek extend its track record of sustained expansion.”
Schofield joins Delek U.S. with more than 35 years of experience in the energy industry. He held multiple senior executive positions at Murphy USA, Talisman Energy, Tesoro Corp. and BP. At El Dorado, Ark.-based Murphy USA, he was executive vice president of fuels.
Brentwood, Tenn.-based Delek U.S. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, asphalt, renewable fuels and convenience-store retailing. The refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas; El Dorado, Ark.; and Krotz Springs, La. Its logistics operations consist of Delek Logistics Partners LP. The retail convenience-store business is the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the United States and operates about 280 locations in central and west Texas and New Mexico. Delek U.S. has launched a new convenience-store brand, DK, and will rebrand all of the 7-Eleven stores by the end of 2021.